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Saturday, December 4, 2010

Asterisk 1.8.0

The Asterisk Development Team is proud to announce the release of Asterisk 1.8.0. This release is available for immediate download at http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/

Asterisk 1.8 is the next major release series of Asterisk. It will be a Long Term Support (LTS) release, similar to Asterisk 1.4. For more information about support time lines for Asterisk releases, see the Asterisk versions page.

http://www.asterisk.org/asterisk-versions

The release of Asterisk 1.8.0 would not have been possible without the support and contributions of the community. Since Asterisk 1.6.2, we've had over 500 reporters, more than 300 testers and greater than 200 developers contributed to
this release.

You can find a summary of the work involved with the 1.8.0 release in the sumary:

http://svn.asterisk.org/svn/asterisk/tags/1.8.0/asterisk-1.8.0-summary.txt

A short list of available features includes:

  • Secure RTP
  • IPv6 Support in the SIP channel driver
  • Connected Party Identification Support
  • Calendaring Integration
  • A new call logging system, Channel Event Logging (CEL)
  • Distributed Device State using Jabber/XMPP PubSub
  • Call Completion Supplementary Services support
  • Advice of Charge support
  • Much, much more!

A full list of new features can be found in the CHANGES file.

http://svn.digium.com/view/asterisk/branches/1.8/CHANGES?view=markup

For a full list of changes in the current release candidate, please see the ChangeLog:

http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/ChangeLog-1.8.0

CrossOver 9.2

SAINT PAUL, Minn. (October 19, 2010) –Less than a month after Firaxis released its highly anticipated and acclaimed Civilization 5, CodeWeavers, Inc. today announced the release of CrossOver Games 9.2, enabling gamers to play the game on Linux and Mac operating systems.

Based in Saint Paul, Minn., CodeWeavers is a leading developer of software products that turn Mac OS X and Linux into Windows-compatible operating systems. Its CrossOver software allows Windows software to be used on Mac and Linux PCs without the need for a Windows operating system license.

“Civilization 5 is pure turn-based pleasure, and I personally couldn’t wait for it to arrive,” said Jon Parshall, chief operating officer at CodeWeavers. “As soon as we opened it up, we unleashed our programming ninjas to upgrade CrossOver so Linux loyalists and Mac lovers can join in on the good times.

“Current CrossOver subscribers can hit our site for a free 9.2 upgrade. New customers? Welcome aboard!” Parshall added. “Now, if you’ll excuse me, King Bernie Smedley is busily leading the virtuous Smedleyites to a glorious victory over the hated Carthaginians. It’s all part of our ongoing commitment to testing and quality assurance…”

CrossOver Games 9.2 replaces all previous versions of CrossOver. The software is immediately available at www.CodeWeavers.com.

Fullcircle Issue #43

We’ve got issue 43 out with more of the great FCM goodness that you’ve come to enjoy. This month, we’ve got stuff like:

  • Command and Conquer.
  • How-To : Program in Python – Part 17, Virtualize Part 6 – Debian & Xen, and Editing Photos With Raw Therapee.
  • Review – Conky & Untangle.
  • Top 5 – Backup Ideas.
  • Readers Survey 2010 Comments & Replies!
  • plus: Interviews, Ubuntu Games, My Opinion, My Story, and much much more!

Grab it here!

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Fullcircle Magazines #41

Issue #41 is out, and as usual, we’ve got lots of great stuff for you. We’ve got an overview of running Windows apps on Ubuntu, a feature on running a business with Ubuntu, more interviews, how-tos, and everything else in between!

This month:
* Command and Conquer.
* How-To : Program in Python – Part 15, Virtualize Part 4 – FreeBSD, and Run A Business With Ubuntu.
* Review – TuxGuitar.* Top 5 – Ways To Run Windows Apps.
* plus: MOTU/Loco/Translation Interviews, Ubuntu Games, My Opinion, My Story, and much much more!

Grab the download here: http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-41/

Sunday, September 12, 2010

LXSplit - A simple tool for splitting and joining split files

LXSplit is a simple tool for splitting files and joining the splitted files. It is fully compatible with the HJSplit utility. Splitting is done without compression.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Fullcircle Magazine 40

It’s hard to believe, but we’re already at issue 40! We’ve got a lot of great stuff for you in this issue, including a spiffy new logo redesign by Thorsten Wilms. You might also notice a slight font change-that’s the new (official) Ubuntu font.

This month:
Command and Conquer.
How-To : Program in Python – Part 14, Virtualize Part 3 – OpenSolaris, and ADSL Modem As A Switch.
Review – SOFA Statistics.
Top 5 – Favourite Apps.
plus: MOTU Interview, Ubuntu Games, My Opinion, My Story, and now with all new LoCo and Translation Team interviews!

Download issue 40 here.

Ubuntu 10.10 Beta

The Ubuntu developers are moving quickly to bring you the absolute latest and greatest software the Open Source community has to offer. The Maverick Meerkat Beta is the beta release of Ubuntu 10.10, bringing with it new features for the next version of Ubuntu.

This is a beta release. Do not install it on production machines. The final stable version will be released on October 10, 2010.

Upgrading from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

To upgrade from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on a desktop system, press Alt+F2 and type in "update-manager -d" (without the quotes) into the command box. Update Manager should open up and tell you: New distribution release '10.10' is available. Click Upgrade and follow the on-screen instructions.
To upgrade from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on a server system: install the update-manager-core package if it is not already installed; edit /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades and set Prompt=normal; launch the upgrade tool with the command sudo do-release-upgrade -d; and follow the on-screen instructions.

Download Beta

Get it while it's hot. ISOs and torrents are available at:
http://www.ubuntu.com/testing/download (Ubuntu Desktop, Server, and Netbook)

Friday, August 27, 2010

SHARING FOLDER ON VIRTUALBOX

I install windows XP on virtualbox due to have to run windows based program. I used it as guest operating system where the host operating system is used Ubuntu. I need to access the ubuntu folder or vice versa to copy file. After trying some configuration, I find the way how to share the folder.

On host side:
1. System -> Administration -> Samba
2. Used password because it need admin right
3. Adduser at Samba
- Open terminal
- Add linux user
>>useradd jack
>>passwd jack
>>smbpasswd -a jack
4. Add user on samba server configuration
Preferences -> Samba User
5. Change network adapter on virtualbox
Default network adapter is NAT, change it to Host-only Adapter

On guest side.
For sharing folder at windows as usual only click right mouse on folder which want to be shared, and choose sharing folder

Note: due to used Host-only Adapter, could not used internet sharing, but if used NAT it could used internet sharing

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Full Circle Magazine Issued 33

A new month (well, in two days) and a new magazine issue is out.
This month, we’ve got:
  • Command and Conquer.
  • How-To : Program in Python – Part 7, Create A Media Center with a Revo, Ubuntu and Boxee, and The Perfect Server – Part 3.
  • My Story – Ubuntu in Public Education, and Why I Use Linux.
  • Review – Exaile.
  • MOTU Interview – Didier Roche.
  • Top 5 – Synchronization Clients.
  • Ubuntu Women, Ubuntu Games and all the usual goodness!

Grab it through the Downloads link or here.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Full Circle Magazine Issued 32

This month:

  • Command and Conquer.
  • How-To: Program in Python – Part 6, The Perfect Server – Part 2, Installing Chromium (browser) and Offline Package Install.
  • My Story – Classroom Experiences, and How I Became An Ubuntu Woman.
  • My Opinion – Time To Review The Release Schedule? and Will Linux Ever Get It Right?
  • Review – Music Player Daemon.
  • MOTU Interview – Roderick Greening.
  • Top 5 – Media Centers.
  • Ubuntu Women, Ubuntu Games and all the usual goodness!